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Rev. Homer C. Roller

April 28, 1924 ~ August 1, 2019 (age 95)

Rev. Homer C. Roller, Kingsport, TN, born on April 28, 1924, left this world to be with Jesus on Thursday, August 1, 2019 at Steadman Hill, Asbury Place with his family around him.  Homer grew up on a small farm on Gravely Road and joined the Army during World War II, serving in the US Corps of Engineers.  He worked for Eastman for 20 years, and then went full time as a United Methodist Minister, serving 17 churches full time and 4 after retirement.  He loved the Lord 100% and left this world saying there was so much more to do.   Homer loved God and worked very hard spreading the Love of God.

He leaves behind his wife of 73 years, Doshia M. Roller, two daughters, Linda and husband, James Childress, and Karen and husband, Danny Hensley, 5 grandchildren, 7 great-grandchildren, and brother, Frank Roller.

The family will receive friends from 2:00 - 4:00 pm on Sunday, August 4, 2019 at Vermont United Methodist Church. A Celebration of Life will follow at 4:00 pm with Pastor Jeremy McMillan, Pastor Danny Hensley and Rev. Bob Cloud officiating.  Music will be provided by Karen and Danny Hensley, James Childress, Wade Childress and Dick Blaney, and Jane Harris.

The graveside service will be held on Monday at 1:00 pm at Oak Hill Memorial Park. 

Honorary pallbearers will be Holston Conference United Methodist Ministers.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made to Vermont United Methodist Church, 1817 Bloomingdale Rd., Kingsport, TN 37660.

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